The naval paints have in their composition different chemicals that act as anti-fouling agents, which function is to inhibit the attachment of marine organisms or water sweet that can compromise the mechanical structure of the vessel, which harms fuel consumption and lifetime of the vessels. The increasing use of paint Santi-containing incristrante can lead to contamination of the marine environment. Studies recent report the presence and ecotoxicity of these biocides in different parts of the points world. With the ban on the use of organotin-based paints, new compounds have being incorporated with the composition of the copper paints. In Brazil there are Few studies of these substances. This study aims to develop a crtoamtográfico method for the analysis of anti-incrustrante samples of chlorothalonilwater.
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